"We want to make our customers aware of this issue and advise them to watch for any unauthorized use of their credit or debit cards," said President Craig Dunaway.
Federal law enforcement authorities have been contacted and are involved in the investigation. After learning of a potential breach, Penn Station franchisees changed the method of processing credit and debit card transactions.
A list of the potentially effected restaurants and more information is available at www.penn-station.com. Questions can be directed to Penn Station, Inc. at 513-474-5957 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. EDT Monday through Friday.
Additional information generally about data breaches can be obtained from the Federal Trade Commission by contacting the agency toll-free at 1-877-ID-THEFT (438-4338) (TTY: 1-866-653-4261), or writing to Identity Theft Clearinghouse, Federal Trade Commission, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20580.